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Welcome Sara -- McGill's oldest teenager

Sara is a Triceratopsian dinosaur that lived in Eastend, southern Saskatchewan, just over 65 million years ago. She was probably a teenager when she died but if she had lived to adulthood she would have weighed 10 tonnes. Excavated by the McGill vertebrate paleontology field course led by Dr. Hans Larsson, and then reconstructed in the Redpath Museum, Sara's skull measures close to 5 metres.

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Published on : 08 Jan 2009

Rampant consumerism must be checked, Speth says

Flu season may be just around the corner, but environmental activist James Gustave Speth says we have a new scourge to watch for: “afluenza,” a virulent strain of consumerism that, if left unchecked, may prove fatal to our planet.

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Published on : 24 Oct 2008

Gene therapy research in developing world raises ethical red flags: experts

Early-stage tests in low- and middle-income countries must address local needs, McGill and Carnegie Mellon ethicists argue

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Published on : 10 Jul 2008

McGill professor joins leadership of national synchrotron research facility

Mark Sutton, Ernest Rutherford Professor of Physics, named Vice-Chair of Canadian Light Source

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Published on : 10 Jul 2008

Einstein was right, McGill astrophysicists say

Observations of unique twin-pulsar star system show effects of general relativity

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Published on : 03 Jul 2008

Québec Science honours Michel Tremblay and the McGill Cancer Centre

Magazine’s readers voted cancer breakthrough as Quebec’s “Discovery of the Year”

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Published on : 10 Jun 2008

McGill researcher named CIHR Chair in Public Health

A McGill epidemiologist has been named to one of 14 new Chairs in Public Health funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and several partner agencies.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2008

In a neuromusic state of mind

Third international conference examines interactions between music and the brain

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Published on : 03 Jun 2008

Big bangs: researchers uncover secrets of deadly supervolcanoes

McGill and UBC scientists explain process that can turn ordinary eruptions into global climatic disasters

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Published on : 29 May 2008

McGill researchers net $30.5M in NSERC funding

Grants and scholarships to fund cutting-edge research in natural sciences and engineering

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Published on : 26 May 2008

Frogs and salamanders and a common ancestor, oh my!

Researchers find missing evolutionary link between frogs and salamanders

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Published on : 22 May 2008

Media@McGill hosts Montreal launch of landmark World Bank study

Publication examines best media practices from around the world

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Published on : 20 May 2008